Designing to be "net-zero ready"

A net-zero energy building produces as much energy as it consumes. That's an admirable goal, but how do you get there? Most often, achieving net-zero involves some kind of renewable energy production to offset the building's energy consumption. But that can be expensive. We want to first bring down the energy consumption as much as possible so that renewable energy production systems make financial sense. That's what being “net-zero ready” means.

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